Co-sponsored by the Geographical Society of China and the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, the Journal of Geographical Sciences aims to facilitate and strengthen academic exchange on geography research between China and other countries, and to offer a forum for discussion between geographers in China and abroad.

This natural science journal publishes articles related to physical process and spatial patterns at the earth's surface, physio-geographical elements and their interaction, global change and its regional response, characters and management of natural resources, landscape ecology and environmental construction, remote sensing, geographic information system and their applications in geographical research.

  • Co-sponsored by the Geographical Society of China and the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS
  • Provides a forum for discussion between geographers in China and abroad
  • Covers physical process and spatial patterns at the earth's surface, physio-geographical elements and their interaction, global change and its regional response, and more
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Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Du Zheng
Executive Editor-in-Chief
  • Xin Zhao
Editor
  • Xinfang Yu
Editorial Director
  • Lu Feng Yao
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

4.012 (2021)
Impact factor
4.403 (2021)
Five year impact factor
53,832 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1861-9568
Print ISSN
1009-637X
Co-Publisher information
Co-publication with Science Press Ltd.
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  1. Baidu
  2. CLOCKSS
  3. CNKI
  4. CNPIEC
  5. Chinese Science Citation Database
  6. Dimensions
  7. EBSCO Discovery Service
  8. Google Scholar
  9. INIS Atomindex
  10. INSPEC
  11. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  12. Naver
  13. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  14. Portico
  15. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  16. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  17. SCImago
  18. SCOPUS
  19. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  20. Semantic Scholar
  21. TD Net Discovery Service
  22. UGC-CARE List (India)
  23. Wanfang
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